Srinagar, July 17: A police today claimed to have busted two hideouts of militants in Pulwama district.
In a statement Police said that it received an information through reliable sources that militant 2-3 in number are hiding in the house of Bilal Ahmad Ganie S/O Mohd. Ahsan Ganie R/O Dangerpora Arihal. Accordingly a CASO was launched by Pulwama Police, 55-RR and 182,183 BN CRPF in the above mentioned village and a thorough search was conducted. During search huge quantity of explosive material was recovered from the said house.
The material includes detonator, detonating material, connecting wires, electric chargers, batteries, mobile phones and remote control activating devices.
Few of the seized items are Pakistan marked. In this regard case FIR No. 181/18 U/S 4/5 Exp. Sub. Act has been registered in PS Pulwama and investigation has been taken up.
The house owner namely Bilal Ahmad Ganie has been taken in Police custody for further investigation. Any further leads, would be sheared as and when it surfaces.
In another incident a joint CASO comprising of 3 RR, 55 RR, 182,183 CRPF and Pulwama Police was laid in villag e Khellan near Naina Batapora. During serch of the target house a Chinese pistol, 7 live rounds 9 mm , 01 magzine and 01 7.62 mm round was recovered from the possession of Sabzar Ahmad Mir S/O Ab Gani Mir R/O Khellan.
Case FIR No. 17/2018 U/S 7/25 IAA has been registered in PS Litter and investigation taken up. The above mentioned person has been taken in custody for illegal possession of the arms and ammunition.